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Dr. Dolittle In The Moon

Written by Hugh Lofting

Dr. Dolittle In The Moon Synopsis

Doctor Dolittle's travels take him to the moon, where there's a whole new world of animals and plants to study, such as whispering vines and singing forests. But back on Earth, the Doctor's friends wonder if he'll ever come home again.

Dr. Dolittle In The Moon Press Reviews

Each generation cries for the moon in turn and the very newest one will find in these pages not something to cry for but something to completely satisfu their fleeting fancy * The Spectator * Any child who is not given the opportunity to make the acquaintance of this rotund, kindly and enthusiastic doctor/naturalist and all of his animal friends will miss out on something important * Jane Goodall *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099880608
Publication date: 18th June 1992
Author: Hugh Lofting
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Hugh Lofting

Hugh Lofting was born in Maidenhead in 1886. As a child he kept a miniature zoo and wildlife museum in his mother's linen cupboard and enjoyed making up stories for his family. He later studied engineering in London and the United States, and visited Canada, Africa and the West Indies. After his marriage in 1912 he settled in the United States. Hugh Lofting fought in the trenches during World War I and it was whilst observing the lack of compassion shown to the horses on the battlefields that the idea for Doctor Dolittle was born. He was the main character in letters ...

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